A Really Big Lunch: The Roving Gourmand on Food and Life by Jim Harrison PDF

By Jim Harrison

ISBN-10: 0802126464

ISBN-13: 9780802126467

ISBN-10: 0802127665

ISBN-13: 9780802127662

ISBN-10: 1538404834

ISBN-13: 9781538404836

“[A] culinary mixture plate of Hunter S. Thompson, Ernest Hemingway, Julian Schnabel, and Sam Peckinpah . . . Harrison writes with adequate strength to make your knees buckle and with infectious zeal that makes you switch the pages hungry for extra . . . Jim Harrison has staked out a particular position on the earth of meals writing.”—Jane and Michael Stern, New York instances publication Review on The uncooked and the Cooked

New York Times bestselling writer Jim Harrison was once considered one of this country’s such a lot loved writers, a muscular, brilliantly financial stylist with a salty knowledge. He additionally wrote the superior essays on nutrients round, incomes compliment as “the poet laureate of urge for food” (Dallas Morning News). A particularly gigantic Lunch, to be released at the one-year anniversary of Harrison’s loss of life, collects a lot of his foodstuff items for the 1st time—and faucets into his larger-than-life urge for food with wit and verve.

Jim Harrison’s mythical gourmandise is on complete exhibit in A fairly monstrous Lunch. From the titular New Yorker piece a couple of French lunch that went to thirty-seven classes, to items from Brick, Playboy, Kermit Lynch e-newsletter, and extra at the dating among hunter and prey, or the imprecise language of wine experiences, A quite substantial Lunch is shot via with Harrison’s pointed aperçus and prepared get pleasure from the pleasures of the senses. And among the strains the items provide glimpses of Harrison’s lifestyles during the last 3 a long time. A quite titanic Lunch is a literary pride that might fulfill each appetite.

“Harrison is the yankee Rabelais, and he's at his irreverent and over the top top during this collection.” —John Skowles, San Diego Union-Tribune on The uncooked and the Cooked

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